Interoffice Memorandum: Field Guidance for Adjudicating Form 1-817 (Application for Family Unity Benefits) under Hernandez v. Reno, 91 F.3d 776 (5th Cir. 1996) [open pdf - 181KB]
"This memorandum provides guidance to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Field Offices, Service Centers, and the National Benefits Center regarding adjudication of Form 1-817 (Application for Family Unity Benefits) under the Immigration Act of 1990 (IMMACT 90), Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP), and Catholic Social Services, Inc. and League of United Latin American Citizens Settlement Agreements (commonly referred to as CSS Newman). This guidance does not alter the standards used to adjudicate Form 1-817 filed pursuant to the section 1104 of the Life Act."
HQ 70/10.1 : AFM Update AD09-11
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services: http://www.uscis.gov/